ginger molasses refrigerator cookies

Ginger Molasses Refrigerator Cookies

Ginger molasses refrigerator cookies are sweet and chewy and a great treat on a cold winter’s day. Make an extra batch and leave in the refrigerator for when guest’s drop by.


2 3/4 cups flour

ginger molasses refrigerator cookies

1/2 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp baking soda

1 tsp ginger

1/2 tsp salt

1/3 cup vegetable shortening

1/3 cup butter

1/2 cup brown sugar

1 egg

1/2 cup molasses

1 1/2 tsp vanilla


Cream shortening, eggs, butter, brown sugar, molasses and vanilla together.

Combine the rest of the ingredients in a separate bowl.

Fold wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix just until incorporated.

  Turn onto parchment paper and roll into a log.  Chill in the refrigerator overnight.

Heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.  Cut log into slices and place on cookie sheets.  Bake for 12 – 14 minutes.

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